[Digikam-users] Re: Migrating from F-Spot to digiKam: how to import tags?

Johannes Wienke languitar at semipol.de
Fri Dec 31 19:50:05 CET 2010


Hey,

can F-Sport write XMP data? If yes, they can be imported by digiKam.

Regards,
Johannes

Am 31.12.2010 19:20 schrieb Rafael Coninck Teigão:
> It's SQlite, yes!
> 
> I tried using the migration tool, it didn't work, of course, since the
> schema is different.
> 
> I also tried using the attached python script, but I don't know enough
> python/sqlite to debug the error (I did manage to fix a few bugs,
> though.)
> 
> This script is from
> http://blog.mekk.waw.pl/archives/12-Moving-images-from-F-Spot-to-digiKam.html
> 
> It would be really nice to have to tool to do it, since ubuntu 10.10
> removed f-spot in favor of the somewhat incomplete shotwell.
> 
> Maybe someone can help me fix the script?
> 
> Cheers!
> 
> On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 3:49 PM, Gilles Caulier
> <caulier.gilles at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Which F-Spot database is ? SQlite ? If yes, and if we know the database
>> schema, this can be done in digiKam DB migration tool introduced with 1.3.0
>> version. Of course, source code need to be implemented.
>>
>> Gilles Caulier
>>
>> 2010/12/31 Rafael Coninck Teigão <rcteigao at gmail.com>
>>>
>>> Hello, everyone.
>>>
>>> First of all, I'd like to say that I'm really impressed by how
>>> lightweight digiKam is and how fast it was able to import around 6k
>>> photos I have.
>>>
>>> Speaking of 6000 :-)... all my photos were managed by F-Spot, and all
>>> of them are cataloged in tags such as: Places -> USA -> California ->
>>> Carmel -> 17 ml rd. All these tags are stored in a photos.db file and
>>> most of my photos also have multiple tags.
>>>
>>> Is there a way for me to import these tags to digiKam? Is it possible
>>> for them to keep nested, such as the example above?
>>>
>>> Thanks a lot,
>>> Rafael.
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